The Economics Department

Graduate Placement


James Brand
Microsoft Research, Economist
Alexandra Charbi
Charles River Associates, Senior Associate
Sangwoo Choi
Luohan Academy (Alibaba Group), Economist
Nir Eilam
UNC Greensboro, Assistant Professor
Carlos Esparza
Saint Louis University, Assistant Professor
Vasudha Jain
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Assistant Professor
Ivan Larsen
Department of Justice (Antitrust Division), Economist
Jiwon Park
Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Jan Schlupp
Amazon, Economist
Pablo I. Varas
Economists Incorporated, Economist
Mark Whitmeyer
Arizona State University, Assistant Professor (following post-doc)
Shenshen Yang
Tianjin University, Assistant Professor


David Beheshti
UT San Antonio, Assistant Professor
Scott Delhommer
Amazon, Economist
Eleanor Golightly
Wayfair, Applied Economist
Cooper Howes
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Research Economist
Alina Kovalenko
Brattle Group, Associate
Yeonjoon Lee
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Financial Economist
Xue Li
Happy Elements, Data Scientist
Andres Mendez Ruiz
Universidad Javeriana, Assistant Professor
Daniel Osuna Gomez
Central Bank of Mexico, Economist
Meghan Shea
Abt Associates, Economist
Jaemin So
Amazon, Economist
Xuanye Wang
Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Assistant Professor
Mark Whitmeyer
University of Bonn, Post-Doc
Choongryul Yang
Federal Reserve Board, Economist
Chan Yu
University of International Business and Economics, Assistant Professor
Jiangang Zeng
Louisiana State University, Assistant Professor


University of Oklahoma
Texas Tech University
Montana State University
RAND Corporation
Toulouse School of Economics (postdoc)
U.S. Census Bureau
National University of Singapore
National Chung Cheng University
Korea Institute of Local Finance


UCLA (Luskin)
Amherst College
Temple University
Wake Forest University
University of Nevada-Reno
University of Texas at El Paso (postdoc)
Boston Consulting Group
Federal Trade Commission
Integra FEC
National University of Singapore (Global Asia Institute)


Columbia University
Florida State University
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Nankai University (2)
Shanghai Business School
Boston Consulting Group
The Brattle Group
Analysis Group
Capital One
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Ford Motor Company


Princeton University
University of Connecticut (business school)
Pomona College (visiting)
Shanghai University
Ashoka University
Amazon (2)
Analysis Group
Texas Office of the Attorney General


Brigham Young University
Tulane University
State University of New York-Binghamton
Northern Illinois University
Meliksah University
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Risk Analysis Division)
JPMorgan Chase
Edgeworth Consulting
Korea Development Institute


UCLA (business school)
University of Edinburgh
University of Florida (Business School)
Lawrence University
University of Mannheim (postdoc)
Institute for Research on Poverty (postdoc)
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (2)
Institute for Defense Analysis
JPMorgan Chase


Arizona State University (business school)
Purdue University
North Carolina State University
Koc University
National Chengchi University University of Tehran
NYU School of Law (two-year postdoc)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (postdoc)
Central Bank of Turkey
The Upjohn Institute
Giant Oak LLC


Lund University
Middle Tennessee State University
Louisiana State University (visiting)
Northwestern University (postdoc)
Institute for Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld University (postdoc)
University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign (postdoc)
U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Center for Naval Analysis
Cornerstone Research
Korea Institute for Economic Policy


University of California-Davis
University of California-Riverside
Florida State University
University of Connecticut
City University of London
Shanghai School of Finance and Economics
University of Chile (postdoc)
U.S. Census Bureau
Center for Naval Analysis
Korea Development Institute
Texas State Retirement System


University of Notre Dame
University of Missouri-Columbia
University of New South Wales (2)
University of Pennsylvania (postdoc)
U.S. Census Bureau


University of Indiana
Penn State University (Dept. of Energy & Mineral Resources)
University of North Carolina-Greensboro
U.S. Air Force Academy
Arkansas Technical University
Fatih University (Turkey)
Renmin University
Beijing University
University of Wisconsin-Parkside (visiting)
Hong Kong University (visiting)
Department of the Treasury (Office of Tax Analysis)
International Monetary Fund
Deloitte Tax LLP
Bank of Korea
Korea Institute of Industrial Economics and Trade
Bank of Mexico
European University Institute (postdoc); Bank of Turkey


University of Maryland
Brigham Young University
University of Oslo
University of Southern Mississippi-Hattiesburg
University of Southern Mississippi-Gulf Coast
Peking University
Higher School of Economics, Moscow
University of Georgia (visiting)
Litigation Analysis
Texas State Retirement System


Rice University
Washington State University
Baylor University
Mt. Union College
National Taipei University
Harvard University (postdoc)
University of Western Ontario (postdoc)
Indiana University, Kelley School of Business (visiting)
Oberlin College (visiting)
UC-Santa Barbara (visiting)
Department of the Treasury (Office of Tax Analysis)
Bank of Canada
ERS Group


Texas Tech University
Minnesota State University Mankato
Southern Illinois University
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Humboldt State University
ITAM (Mexico)
Soka University
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Federal Trade Commission
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Korea Institute of Finance


University of Melbourne
Middlebury College
Sam Houston State University
Xavier University
TOBB Economics and Technology University (Turkey)
University of California-Davis (postdoc) Boston Pacific
Property and Portfolio Research
Korea Institute of Public Finance
Korea Securities Research Institute


Purdue University
Emory University
University of Arkansas
Villanova University
Oakland University
Tsinghua University
Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)
CIDE (Mexico)
Old Dominion University (visiting)
Franklin & Marshall College (visiting)
Department of the Treasury (Office of Tax Analysis)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (Economic Research Service)
Bank of Korea
Korea Information Strategy Development Institute


Australia National University
Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)
University of Guanajuato (Mexico)
Princeton University (postdoc)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Bank of America


Boston University
Texas A&M University
Purdue University
Drexel University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Sam Houston State University
Taichung Healthcare and Management University (Taiwan)
University of Michigan (postdoc)
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Federal Economic Regulatory Commission
Korea Economic Research Institute
Korea Development Institute


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Oregon State University
University of Miami
University of New Hampshire
Bard College
Federal Trade Commission
Public Utility Commission (Austin, TX)
Ministry of Finance (Mexico)

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